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The Mission

The mission of the Institute is to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity, using a meta-leadership framework that increases academic, community and other strategic partnerships in South Carolina and beyond.

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The Institute was created to allow the university to enhance its public and private partnerships. These partnerships provide the opportunity for the pursuit of inter-institutional, multi-disciplinary research, education, and training to address health disparities.

News and Events

Dr. Tom Chandler, Dr. Donna Christensen, Congressman Clyburn, and Dr. Saundra Glover Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture highlights inequities and opportunities for change to improve public health
Despite advances in health care, “severe health disparities remain … including too many in South Carolina.”
Dr. Donna M. Christensen, D-Virgin Islands, the featured speaker for the 7th annual James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture, said passage of the Affordable Care Act is only the beginning of the work needed to end inequities in health status faced by many minorities in the Palmetto State and throughout the nation.
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Dr. Donna Richter Awards will honor South Carolinians whose work has saved lives
The James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Leadership Awards, being presented Friday (April 11) will recognize seven people whose research, health care and outreach efforts have enhanced - and even saved - the lives of people in the Palmetto State and beyond.
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